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New York State Court of Chancery Register's Engrossed Minutes

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series contains engrossed copies of the minutes contained in Chancery Minutes providing a daily record of the proceedings of the Court of Chancery. The names of the parties and their attorneys, summaries of arguments and documents read or submitted, and actions taken by the court are recorded. Also included are the minutes of proceedings in which court officials were appointed, court rules and terms were set, and other court business not related to cases was conducted.
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Quantity:
0.5 cubic feet (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1807-1812
Series Number:
J1059

Arrangement

Chronological by date of court session.

Scope and Content Note

This series contains engrossed copies of the minutes contained in Chancery Minutes providing a daily record of the proceedings of the Court of Chancery. The date, location, and the name of the Chancellor is given for each session of the court. The names of the parties and their attorneys, summaries of arguments and documents read or submitted, and actions taken by the court are recorded for cases heard at the session. Also included are the minutes of proceedings in which court officials were appointed, court rules and terms were set and other court business not related to cases conducted. These minutes give a fairly detailed account of what transpired in the court and the particulars of each case.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0059 New York State Court of Chancery Minutes, contain related records.

Other finding aids

Alphabetical index by name of complainant in each volume.

Custodial History

The Court of Appeals placed these records on deposit at the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, from 1973-1982.

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